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Fob Accessories

JEW0194
Decorative art

Object connections:

Collection Decorative art, Jewellery
User collections maxinthebox maritime by maxinthebox
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: Nelson, Horatia
Maker: Lawrence & Co
Maker: Samuel Pemberton
Historical Association: Hamilton, Emma
Historical Association: Nelson, Horatio

Object details:

Object ID JEW0194
Description Collection of fob accessories which are said to have been worn by Horatia Nelson-Ward (1801-1881), daughter of Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805) on her watch chain. The fob accessories consist of the following items: 1) a gold alloy, empty heart-shaped locket; 2) an oval pinchbeck locket, the locket is engraved with flowers, and has two compartments which contain locks of brown hair; 3) a silver vinaigrette made in the shape of a handbag; 4) a pinchbeck vinaigrette made in the shape of a watch. The following coins are also part of this collection: a 1769 Guinea, a 1796 Spade 1/2 Guinea, a 1797 1/3 Guinea, a 1838 Groat and a 1849 Florin.
Date made circa 1849

Artist/Maker Lawrence & Co (Maker)
Samuel Pemberton
Place made Birmingham
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Nelson-Ward Collection
Materials gold alloy; pinchbeck; human hair; silver
Measurements Overall: 80 x 60 mm
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  • Fob Accessories (JEW0194)
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